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Film Review: THX 1138 (1971)

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“George Lucas adapted this, his first film, from a short he made at University. THX 1138, LUH 3417, and SEN 5241 attempt to escape from a futuristic society located beneath the surface of the Earth. The society has outlawed sex, with drugs used to control the people. THX 1138 stops taking the drugs, and gets LUH 3417 pregnant. They are both thrown in jail where they meet SEN … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chinatown (1974)

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“Jake Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialise in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city’s water supply system, of having an affair. Gittes does what he does best and photographs him with a young girl but in the ensuing scandal, it seems he was hired by an impersonator and not the real Mrs. Mulwray. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Female Slaves Revenge (1997)

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In a small section of Africa a new order has taken over and is starting to eliminate the slave trade. The new order is running out all of the rich and greedy white slave owners and giving all of the property owned by these people back to their proper owners…the former slaves. This is a fictionalized account of what happened to one of these slave owners once the new order … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Possession of David O’Reilly (2010)

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Kate and Alex are your typical young couple who are trying to make it on their own. Little do they know that in only a matter of three days their entire world is about to be turned upside down by the arrival of Alex’s friend David who brings more than just your typical drama into their homestead.

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Year: 2010
Directed by: Andrew Cull and Steven … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brain Dead (2007)

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Film Review: Enter The Void (2009)

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Do you ever wonder what exactly does happen to you after you shudder off this mortal coil? You probably aren’t alone; in fact Gaspar Noe has a very beautiful and twisted vision of what happens to one after they die…. allow him to show you.

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Year: 2010
Directed by: Gaspar Noe
Starring: Nathaniel Brown, Paz De La Huerta, Cyril Roy

“I’m scared of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho Shark (2009)

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Mai and Miki are two young and attractive girls who are traveling to Okinawa for a vacation. Once the girls are settled into their hotel room Miki quickly finds a small video cassette which lets the young girl know that their vacation is about to become a nightmare!

REVIEW:
“I’m going to create many memories!”

Year: 2009
Directed by: John Hijiri

I thought upon seeing the title Psycho … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shadowland (2010)

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Why is it that stupid people working near churches feel the need to just rip things out of the ground, don’t they know things were put there for a reason! Some blundering workers at a site near a church realize this when they suddenly rip a stake out of a cross that is found buried on the churches grounds. Now I might not be the smartest of men, however removing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss The Abyss (2010)

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When a young woman is brutally killed by an intruder, her husband and estranged father conspire to bring her back from the dead with the help of a mysterious desert dweller. Soon after she awakens, she begins to realize that something is horribly wrong…

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How are all of my acolytes all round’ the globe today? I hope you are all suffering & offering penance … Continue reading

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Film Review: Down the Road (Short film) (2008)

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Down the Road is a fifteen-minute animated psychological thriller. Driving home late one evening, Reverend Henry picks up a hitchhiker. The incident seems random, but the mysterious passenger claims to possess psychic powers and discloses a surprising knowledge of the Henry´s innermost thoughts and secrets.

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Animated, short and sweet, this little piece is created in what reminded me of Flash animation style … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ten Steps (Short film) (2004)

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Set in Ireland, a family moves to a new city neighborhood, taking residence in a large, old house that is rumored to have a dodgy past. Their young daughter Katie is caught in a power outage while the parents are out to dinner, and her father insists that she go down to the basement to fix the fuse. When they’d first moved in, Katie had a panic attack in the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fringe (Short film) (2008)

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Young Madeleine thinks there’s a man in the dark. Her mother doesn’t believe her, so she sets about to prove it with her Polaroid camera.

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There’s not a whole ton you can say in a review about a horror short that lasts only 5 minutes, but none-the-less this intriguing piece delivers on 2 common fears. One…someone or something in the house and two, the purpose of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Resident Evil: After life (2010)

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Our heroine Alice, heads to Alaska to find safe refuge but only finds an old friend & is stripped of her powers by Wesker. She returns to LA to find the city overrun by Zombies & meets some new allies & a couple of old enemies in the interim..

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Let the Black Saint state this first & foremost before I continue to regale you with my opinion of this movie. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Class of Nuke’em High (1986)

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You think your high school life was rough, take a look at what the kids at Tromaville High go through in just the span of week; slime coming out of drinking fountains, the honor society turning into motorcycle punks and a monster growing in the fallout shelter. I wonder if that nuclear power plant next door has anything to do with it.

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Directed by: Richard W. Haines, Michael Herz … Continue reading

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Film Review: Princess (2006)

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The 32-year-old clergyman August returns home from years of missionary work abroad because of the death of his sister Christina, who – after going from greatness to the gutter as the famous p*rno star ”The Princess” – has finally died of drug abuse. She has left her five-year-old daughter Mia with Karen, a prostitute. August pays them a visit to bring Mia home with him and become her guardian.

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Film Review: Cravings (2006)

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Stephen is having a rough time with his life. His wife has committed suicide and his friends are worried about him returning to work. You see though Stephen is a psychiatrist, it’s his purpose in life to help other people. Stephens’s new patient Nina however may be a little bit more than he was ready for. Nina has the need to see and drink fresh blood, but vampires can’t be … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dismal (2009)

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Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life… and death. While the group keeps one eye out for hungry bear, deadly snakes and lurking gators, they are unaware of the real danger. For the top of the food chain lives in a dingy cabin … Continue reading

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Film Review: Coraline (2009)

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In this breathtaking stop-motion animation based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, curious young Coraline (voiced by Dakota Fanning) unlocks a door in her family’s home and is transported to a universe that strangely resembles her own — only better. But when her Other Mother (Teri Hatcher) doesn’t want Coraline to return to reality, our heroine must summon an amazing amount of courage to go home and save her family.

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Film Review: Coffin Rock (2009)

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Jesse wants a baby more than anything in the world. Since her husband Rob is having problems impregnating her they go to a medical clinic for help. While they are there they catch the attention of a psychotic young man who works there named Evan who becomes obsessed with Jesse within moments of laying his eyes on her. He then integrates himself into Jesse and Rob’s lives (who are having … Continue reading

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Film Review: City of the Dead (1961)

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Young college coed Nan Barlow at the advice of her professor Alan Driscoll travels to the small New England village of Whitewood to finish her final paper on the subject of witchcraft. Witchcraft is far from a fairy tale in the small New England town however, and soon Nan is going to find out what evil does indeed lurk in the foggy streets of Whitewood.

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Directed by: John Llewellyn … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunting Villisca (2010)

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A fictional feature length movie inspired by the true story of Iowa’s historic, unsolved Villisca axe murders and the actual paranormal investigations there. When Professor David Salt’s guilty secrets draw him to the fabled town of Villisca, past and present collide as he is driven to help the trapped spirits, and to seek his own redemption by facing the darkness harbored in the small white house.

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Directed … Continue reading

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